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This child-sized electric car can drive 30 kilometers on one charge

Why should adults get all the expensive four-wheel toys? The D.Throne S ($3,000) isn't the first child-size electric car built for junior motorists with expensive tastes, but it makes ­every other rival look plasticky. "Wildly over-engineered" by its South Korea designers, the car can travel roughly 30 kilometers on a charge, and its working differential and full rear suspension let it ­tackle lawns and rough pavement along the way. Handcrafted leather seats and solid-wood detailing complement a grill inspired by a vintage Rolls-Royce. And because the frame can hold 400-plus pounds, "it should be able to stand up to even the most enthusiastic rides from generously proportioned uncles."

Editor's note: This article originally misstated how far the D.Throne S could travel on one charge. It has since been corrected. We regret the error.